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Taylors Lakes - Calder Park

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park in 2011 were Australian, Italian and English.

Ancestry defines the cultural association and ethnic background of an individual going back three generations. Ancestry is a good measure of the total size of cultural groups in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park regardless of where they were born or what language they speak.

Ancestry data, should be combined with data on Birthplace, Language Spoken at Home and Religion for a more complete picture of Taylors Lakes - Calder Park's ethnic characteristics.

Please note that the "Australian Aboriginal" and "Torres Strait Islander" categories in this topic are not considered to be a reliable estimate of the indigenous peoples of Australia. For information on this group, please use the "Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Population" found on the Population page.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's ancestry?'

Multi-response

Total population

Ancestry - Ranked by size
Taylors Lakes - Calder Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Australian
2,82217.612.93,07018.815.1-248
map this data in atlas.idItalian2,73317.07.02,80817.27.8-75
English
2,17713.611.81,91711.811.8+260
Maltese
1,3698.56.71,4248.78.1-55
Greek
1,0936.83.91,0896.74.6+4
Macedonian
8335.23.38195.03.7+14
Croatian
7604.72.98545.23.5-93
Indian
6544.14.35603.42.2+95
Irish
5813.63.15213.23.2+60
Scottish
5653.52.54682.92.5+96
Chinese
5643.55.95233.25.1+41
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese3282.012.83202.010.7+8
German
3091.91.83161.92.0-7
Lebanese
2841.81.02551.61.1+29
Polish
2661.71.62611.62.0+6
Filipino
2641.63.62621.63.1+2
Turkish
2591.61.52691.71.8-10
Egyptian
2351.50.62371.50.6-2
Serbian
1951.21.41891.21.6+6
Cypriot
1400.90.6920.60.3+48
Sinhalese
1240.80.81360.80.6-12
Dutch
1080.70.5950.60.6+13
Spanish
870.50.81120.70.9-25
Albanian
830.50.61100.70.6-27
Ukrainian
750.50.5920.60.6-17
Syrian
700.40.2420.30.1+29
Hungarian
680.40.3700.40.4-2
Portuguese
600.40.3770.50.4-17
French
590.40.2370.20.2+22
Slovene
580.40.3500.30.3+8
Inadequately Described
560.30.5350.20.4+21
Bosnian
540.30.7400.20.8+14
Punjabi
530.30.3240.10.1+29
Anglo-Indian
440.30.2660.40.2-22
Fijian
420.30.2100.10.1+32
Romanian
420.30.2480.30.3-6
New Zealander
400.20.3550.30.2-15
Arab not further described
400.20.2390.20.2+1
Pakistani
370.20.4510.30.2-14
Austrian
340.20.2330.20.2+1
Chilean
330.20.5230.10.5+10
Argentinian
330.20.2440.30.2-11
Welsh
310.20.1320.20.20
Russian
300.20.2340.20.3-4
Other Indian subcontinent
280.20.3160.10.1+12
Mauritian
280.20.1230.10.1+5
Tamil
250.20.1270.20.1-2
American
250.20.1180.10.1+7
Thai
240.10.2150.10.1+9
South African
210.10.1310.20.1-10
Maori
200.10.5270.20.4-7
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Taylors Lakes - Calder Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Not stated8295.29.29716.010.0-142

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Ancestry, 2011
Ancestry, 2011 Australian, City of Brimbank: 12.9% Italian, City of Brimbank: 7.0% English, City of Brimbank: 11.8% Maltese, City of Brimbank: 6.7% Greek, City of Brimbank: 3.9% Macedonian, City of Brimbank: 3.3% Croatian, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Indian, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Irish, City of Brimbank: 3.1% Scottish, City of Brimbank: 2.5% Australian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 17.6% Italian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 17.0% English, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 13.6% Maltese, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 8.5% Greek, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 6.8% Macedonian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 5.2% Croatian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 4.7% Indian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 4.1% Irish, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 3.6% Scottish, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 3.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011 Australian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -248 Italian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -75 English, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +260 Maltese, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -55 Greek, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +4 Macedonian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +14 Croatian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -93 Indian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +95 Irish, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +60 Scottish, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +96
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the ancestry responses of the population in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (2,822 people or 17.6%)
  • Italian (2,733 people or 17.0%)
  • English (2,177 people or 13.6%)
  • Maltese (1,369 people or 8.5%)
  • Greek (1,093 people or 6.8%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 10,194 responses in total, or 63.54% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (17.0% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (17.6% compared to 12.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Greek ancestry (6.8% compared to 3.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (2.0% compared to 12.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • English (+260 persons)
  • Australian (-248 persons)
  • Scottish (+96 persons)
  • Indian (+95 persons)

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